And we think it’s hot here? |

And we think it’s hot here?

I’ve heard people say how “sweltering” it is and how “miserable” they are as we enjoy our first heat wave of the summer. I can only lament how truly miserable and sweltering it is for our brave and incredibly tough troops in Iraq.

Today in Baghdad, the high was 109, the low all the way down to 80! When you add to this full body armor, confinement in small spaces/vehicles and further inhuman conditions, plus the continuing dangers of war they face each day … now that’s surely pure misery. Our thanks, of course, go to them. May we ask, once and for all, why do we continue to subject our strong young people to this hell on earth? Let’s bring them home.

Mandy Hummel

Nevada City

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